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No country for old guard

By The Daily Sentinel

If you’re a politician with a history of serving in Washington, D.C., or of being supported by the old-guard leadership of either political party, voters have a message for you: We want new people. At least that’s been the word ...


The Democrats’ next hope

By Staff

When Rand Paul won the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky last week, much was made of the fact that his victory was evidence of the tea party influence on American politics this year, and hinted at November victories for ...


The Edmiston drama

By The Daily Sentinel

During his two decades as Mesa County’s waste management director, Bob Edmiston has turned the Mesa County landfill from the old concept of a dump, to a modern facility using innovative techniques to handle the large amount of trash we ...


Synthesized ethics questions

By The Daily Sentinel

Picture this: Artificially created bacteria that thrive on petroleum are turned loose on the massive oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico and rapidly reduce the slick to the size of grease stain on a garage floor. Or consider a more frightening ...


Judge sees clearly on Blagg request

By The Daily Sentinel

Mesa County Chief Judge David Bottger saw through all the obfuscating rhetoric surrounding Michael Blagg’s request for a new trial and reached a sound conclusion: There is nothing to suggest that Blagg didn’t receive a fair trial ...


Don’t panic over parking garage

By The Daily Sentinel

It is troubling that the first floor of Grand Junction’s two-and a a-half-year-old parking garage is so often nearly empty. A vacancy rate of 92 percent, as has been the case so far this month, is not indicative of high public acceptance ...


The value of water

By The Daily Sentinel

Western Slope leaders were frothing this week over an economic study that claimed almost 20 times the economic benefit from an acre-foot of water if it is used on the Front Range, as compared to water used on the Western Slope. Little wonder ...


Welcome, Cabela’s, to Grand Junction

By The Daily Sentinel

This afternoon is the grand opening of the Cabela’s store in Mesa Mall, as most people hereabouts no doubt know, unless they have been living in a cave somewhere. If you have been living in a cave, you ought to make the trek to ...


Fueling the area economy

By The Daily Sentinel

The announcement this week by the Governor’s Energy Office that it will use federal stimulus money to help fund two compressed natural gas fueling stations in western Colorado is welcome news. If all goes as planned, the money will help ...


Swing for bleachers on Suplizio Field

By The Daily Sentinel

The folks who run the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series want to trade up — at least with regard to Suplizio Field, the stadium where the annual baseball championship is played. The local JUCO committee is not looking for a new ...


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